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Posted by Mike 2008-11-12 10:48||
Posted by WilliamMarcyTweed 2008-11-12 13:25||
#3 WAFF.com > CHINA FEARS INDIA-JAPAN SPACE ALLIANCE.
OTOH, WORLD MIL FORUM > Chinese Posters are intensively debating wid each other whether the US NASA-JPL is interested in the datums India collects from this mission, as per future Manned-Unmanned Space Missions BEYOND MARS [e.g. SATURN]???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2008-11-12 19:00||
#4 The NASA miniSAR on the Indian probe will be used along with NASA's own LRO lunar probe. With both probes in orbit at the same time, one instrument will transmit and the other will receive. This will allow "the study the radar backscatter characteristics as a function of phase angle. This would represent another independent method to look for ice".
The Indian impact probe will slam into the rim of the Shackleton crater where NASA proposes to build a lunar base.
Posted by john frum 2008-11-12 19:07||
#5 A lunar base? Wonderful, indeed.
JosephM, it sounds like thinking people in China may be starting to consider that their conquest of the world is not inevitable. I wonder what repercussions that thought will have?
Posted by trailing wife 2008-11-12 22:26||